December 4, 2011
Advisability of joining the newly formed Eurasian Union is one of the most hotly debated topics in Armenia now. On November 18, Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, which already had customs union, agreed to set up a Eurasian economic union, modeled on the EU, to remove trade barriers. The new structure supposes strengthening the economic integration of their three nations, with a target date of 2015.
PanARMENIAN.Net starts a series of interviews with ambassadors of the Eurasian Union member states as well as other CIS countries regarding the prospects and expedience of joining it. The first to comment is Russia’s ambassador to Armenia Vyacheslav Kovalenko.
November 25, 2011
The Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) signed a free trade agreement on October 18, 2011. The document, which is meant to replace a number of bilateral and multilateral agreements, was signed by all the CIS member states except Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, which can, anyway, join it later. Head of the department of trade and market management at the Armenian Ministry of Economy Gagik Kocharyan commented on the deal in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
September 2, 2011
PanARMENIAN.Net presents the second part of the interview with IBO bantamweight champion Vic Darchinyan on the threshold of his fight against Evans Mbamba of South Africa. One of the most favorite Armenian boxers tells about his family, favorite dishes and plans for the future.
Vladimir Isaev, Charles McCathieNevile:
July 19, 2011
Two representatives of Opera Software Charles McCathieNevile Chief Standards Officer and Vladimir Isaev Communications Manager recently visited Yerevan during BarCamp Yerevan 2011. They told PanARMENIAN.Net correspondent in an interview, how Opera makes money having free of charge products. Vladimir Isaev said he is impressed with the huge interest of Armenians to Opera.
Sir Brian Fall:
May 2, 2011
UK’s special representative for the South Caucasus, Sir Bryan Fall visited Yerevan lately. In a conversation with a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter, he commented on his vision for the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement and Armenian-British relations.
March 14, 2011
Tourism has been a priority for the Armenian government over the recent several years. However, this is a field which needs constant attention and innovative approaches. One of the goals of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia (NCFA) established though cooperation between the Armenian government and entrepreneurs from the United States, Russia, EU countries and Middle East is to secure competitiveness in healthcare, education, tourism and other fields. NCFA executive director Pegor Papazian commented on the problems and tasks in tourism as well as ways of its development in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
July 13, 2010
She is a woman who lived over 130 lives in films shot by most famous directors. She won the hearts of most handsome men but always avoided their “traps”. Through the role of mother in Henri Verneuil’s Mayrig film, the actress knew about Armenia. Legendary Claudia Cardinale tells about her life in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.